Smilde

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Smilde
Flag of Smilde
Flag
Coat of arms of Smilde
Coat of arms
Smilde
Smilde
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Smilde in the municipality of Midden-Drenthe.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Smilde in the municipality of Midden-Drenthe.
Coordinates: 52°56′55″N 6°26′54″E / 52.94861°N 6.44833°E / 52.94861; 6.44833Coordinates: 52°56′55″N 6°26′54″E / 52.94861°N 6.44833°E / 52.94861; 6.44833
Country Netherlands
Province Drenthe
Municipality Midden-Drenthe

Smilde (52°57′N 6°27′E / 52.950°N 6.450°E / 52.950; 6.450) is a town in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is a part of the municipality of Midden-Drenthe, and lies about 10 km southwest of Assen.

Smilde was a separate municipality until 1998, when it became a part of Middenveld.[1]

In 2001, the town of Smilde had 3460 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 1.2 km², and contained 1449 residences.[2] The statistical area "Smilde", which can also include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 4890.[3]

Smilde's most famous structure is the partially guyed tower of Zendstation Smilde.

People born in Smilde[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. [1]
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.

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